Guide to the Berlin Construction Company Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1032
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Darnell, Victor C.
Berlin Iron Bridge Company (East Berlin, Conn.).
Berlin Construction Company (East Berlin, Conn.)
Dates:
1890-1953
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
1 box, 5 oversize folders
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Blueprints and plans for facilities built by the company, including coal-handling bridges, coal unloading towers, dock trestles, and coal-handling plants and two photograph albums from the Berlin Iron Bridge Company, East Berlin, Connecticut. The images in one of the albums are mostly of factory scenes. The other album contains mostly images of bridges throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and elsewhere in New England. The collection also contains blueprints and plans for facilities built by the company, including coal-handling bridges, coal unloading towers, dock trestles, and coal-handling plants.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2018.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gifts of Victor C. Darnell, 1981 and 1986.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Berlin Construction Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center by Division of Work and Industry, 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Blueprints -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Building Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coal Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Factories Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives